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High School Math Teacher

Company: Connections Academy
Location: boise
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Summary

Inspire, the Idaho Connections Academy, is a tuition-free, online public charter school serving students in grades K12 throughout Idaho. Inspire is authorized under state law by the Idaho Charter School Commission and governed by an independent Board of Directors. The school is operated by Inspire Academics, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with Connections Education, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. Inspire is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission, an accrediting division of AdvancED. Inspire Connections Academy participates in the PERSI retirement system.

Inspire Connections Academy strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

Position Responsibilities

The 6-12 Math Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Complete all grading, create progress reports and conduct parent conferences in a timely manner;
  • Support the instructional program with asynchronous web conferencing sessions and synchronous instruction;
  • Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding (working directly with students and parents);
  • Provide intervention support to students;
  • Communicate with parents, students, and other teachers on a regular basis to develop and update Personal Learning Plans and schedules, score assessments, provide feedback on student work, suggest instructional approaches and strategies, monitor completion of assignments and coach special projects;
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact, and that tasks are distributed among the teachers;
  • Develop a general knowledge of the entire programs K-12 curriculum and a very detail knowledge of the courses for which responsible;
  • Support students and parents with alternate strategies and provide additional assistance with daily assignments and projects;
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students and their families in order to engage the disengaged;
  • Keep student records and data up-to-date, including cumulative files, online student and family information, attendance accounting, and logging all student and parent contacts;
  • Consult with other teachers and staff learning specialists to develop alternate enrichment activities and modifications for students programs to increase student understanding;
  • Work with other teachers to coordinate social activities and relevant field trips (Educational Excursions) for students;
  • Participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing, as directed;
  • Participation in student recruiting sessions and other marketing efforts that require teacher representation;
  • Attend and actively participate in Professional Learning Communities and staff meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Degree in Secondary Math or related Education Field
  • Valid 6-12 Secondary Math Idaho credential
  • Applicants must reside in Idaho (or willing to relocate) to apply:
    • Local applicants must work from our Boise office for the first year of employment
    • Applicants outside a commutable distance with online experience or strong technology skills may apply and work from their home office
  • Strong technology skills (especially with Google Suite, Microsoft OS, and MS Office programs)
  • Ability to analyze, develop, implement, and track intervention plans and strategies
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment and high degree of flexibility
  • Team player track record
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing, field trips, and state testing events (may require overnight travel)

Keywords: Connections Academy, Boise , High School Math Teacher, Other , boise, Idaho

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